School of Applied Health and Educational Psychology to Host Q Symposium March 27 2009

The School of Applied Health and Educational Psychology (SAHEP) would once again like to invite the Q Listserv community to attend an International Q Methodology Symposium on Friday, March 27, 2009. It is our intent to bring together innovative interdisciplinary researchers and make clear the role of Q Methodology in research. Three international speakers will discuss applying Q Methodology in research settings, and a reception and poster presentation will conclude the day�s events in Willard Hall on the OSU-Stillwater campus.

International Q Symposium: Friday March 27, 2009 Seminar & Keynote Addresses: 12:30 � 2:00 pm Willard 010 Poster Presentations & Reception: 12:00 � 4:00 pm Willard Living room

Seminar Presenters: Three International Visiting Scholars will provide the keynote addresses at the Q Seminar

Virginia Gravina- Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay. With a background in Agricultural Engineering, Professor Gravina uses Q to assess extension and rural development projects.

Linda Gentry El-Dash- State University of Campi, Brazil. Using applied linguistic theory, Dr. El-Dash uses Q to better understand why Portuguese speakers study English.

Sandra Rodriguez-Pineros- Oklahoma State University. Dr. Rodriguez-Pineros employed Q to study forest sustainability in La Preciosita Sangre de Cristo, Puebla, Mexico to further understanding of Forestry Economics.

Call for Posters: The symposium is accepting 50 poster submissions outlining Q studies to be presented at the reception during the symposium. If you have conducted a Q study that demonstrates broad application and utility of Q methodology, this is an opportunity for you to transform your Q study into a poster. If you wish to submit your poster for consideration, please email Hyeyoung Bang ( to receive specifications for poster submission format. The deadline for poster submission is March 18, 2009. Also, if you would like to receive information about travel plans, hotel accommodation, and parking on campus, please be sure to request for “Travel Plans” in your email request to

Please take note that if you would like for your abstract to be included in the International Q Symposium Program Abstracts, we need to receive the abstract and poster no later than March 18, 2009.